RJO honors Vendors of the Year at buying event
Citizen Watch, Ostbye and RDI Diamonds are among the companies recently honored with Vendor of the Year Awards from the Retail Jewelers Organization, a buying group of independent jewelers based in Newton, Iowa.
Three arrested in home invasion of NY jeweler
Local news sources are reporting that police in the small town of Greece have arrested three men in connection with an Aug. 7 home invasion involving a local jewelry store employee.
Florida jeweler, 89, shoots would-be robber
A store owner in Florida who also happens to be an octogenarian was able to put a stop to an armed robbery attempt on Saturday when he defended himself with his own gun and shot the suspect.
POS systems impacted by ‘Backoff’ breach
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has put the word out that thousands of large as well as small- and mid-sized businesses have been affected by a malicious point-of-sale software dubbed “Backoff.”
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Italian jewelry brand launches ad campaign
Italian jewelry brand Nomination just rolled out a new advertising campaign that “embraces the emotional heritage, the history and the future aspirations of the brand.”
In Calif., another diamond exhibition extended
Fueled by popularity and intrigue, a museum display in California that illustrates the stories of the world’s most famous diamonds and their equally well-known owners has been extended into the fall.